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More great ABRSM results

Congratulations to all students and their peripatetic teachers, who gained another tremendous set of exam results. Our examiner, Rachel Jeavons, was very impressed with the high standard of music-making from everyone.

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Year 8 Netball Partnership Champions

Congratulations to our Year 8 Netball team, who have completed a clean sweep of tournament victories for Ryedale School this year. Miss Middleton provides a brief report on the success below: The Year 8 Netball Partnership Tournament was held on Tuesday the 5th of March at Malton. We took an A and B team (A […]

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The Year 9 Dream Team’s Day Out

I am extremely proud of the girls, they have worked really hard to get to the regional round by being champions of the district and coming runners up at the North Yorkshire round. They have being committed by attending training sessions daily to prepare. They were placed 4th overall in Yorkshire, which is a fantastic success. […]

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Annie Rehearsals After Half-Term

Thank you to everyone so far for your hard work – its been a great few weeks working with the cast of Annie. I also appreciate the parental support we’ve had, ensuring that the level of commitment and attendance at rehearsals is very high. After half-term we’ve a busy schedule, and don’t forget that we are […]

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Year 7 Recital Evening – what a brilliant concert!

Well done to the thirty Year 7 students who participated in the Recital Evening in the Paul Shuttleworth Drama Studio on Wednesday 11th February. There was a wide range of experience and ability on show, but they all had two things that any good musician needs – a confident approach to presenting themselves (at least […]

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Year 8 - back row (l to r) - Oliver Kelsey, Jake Edwards-Nutton, Will Jeffels, Lewis Garbutt, Ethan Crusher, Harry Coldbeck
Front row (l to r) - George Stead, Jacob Barbour, Jonah Pollard, Jack Biggins, Joe Johnson

Ryedale School Basketball Triumphs

Ryedale School have won both the year 7 and year 8 Scarborough and district basketball tournaments.  The year 7s, led well by Bailey Crossland, met St Augustine’s in the semi-final of their tournament, winning a tight game 9-5, with Marcus Gatenby performing well under the basket, finishing off some strong moves.  Then they met a […]

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Good to get back into things after exams today. We reviewed the exam, including the chorale, all the listening, essays and unseen harmonic analysis. Click here to review the EDEXCEL mark scheme. We also had a chat about how the chorale question builds into a more challenging and longer task in Unit 5 of A2. […]

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Well done, loads to get through in the last formal lesson before the mock exam in January. Use the revision document to do general preparation for the exam. Planning your time is very important, and think carefully about the order that you do everything in. Remember, the listening questions come first and it takes 25 […]

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Ryedale School Exhibition at Nunnington Hall

Ryedale School students’ work will be on display at Nunnington Hall between Saturday 28th March to Sunday 10th May. The exhibition will feature stunning pieces of work produced by students from Ryedale School as part of their GCSE coursework and examination 2015.  The work includes a wide range of styles and demonstrates the use of […]

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Urgent Update Re Year 11 Parents’ Evening and Reports

We have recently experienced problems with our internal computer system and as a result we are unable to print and distribute the Year 11 reports this week. We are working with a technical support company in order to rectify this problem. Ideally, report information should be available before you make your decisions on the staff […]

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How can a ‘growth mind-set’ support learning and progress?

Many of us start the year with a new outlook and a positive mindset, but did you know just how important this is? The staff at Ryedale School spent the first training day of the year finding out! What is a growth mindset? Someone with a growth mindset believes that their intelligence, ability and talent […]

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Year 7 Christmas Cakes

Throughout December year 7 students have been busy making, icing and decorating their mini Christmas celebration gifts. Students designed their cakes and the end results were eye catching, neat and effective. Well done year 7s, I hope that your families enjoyed them over the Christmas break.

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Money Matters for Year 7

On Thursday 8th January all year 7 students were involved in a money matters workshop with a number of volunteers from Barclays, Miss Wallis and Mr Williamson. Pupils learnt how to open a bank account, what to look out for when opening a bank account, how to manage a budget and how to plan a […]

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Great Ryedale Bake-Off

Throughout November and December, all year 9 Food Technology students participated in the Great Ryedale Bake Off. All students were given design and planning time, followed by one hour to make their sponge and a further hour to decorate their sponges according to their design. There were some fantastic entries, which made the competition difficult […]

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